Let's Talk About: June + A ZooLab Update
Updated: May 4
Hello, It has been a while since we posted a monthly update! So much has happened since September and our team has been extremely busy. We would like to say...
THANK YOU FOR YOUR SUPPORT!
Since the country started to re-open, our diaries have been filling up fast. In fact, in most areas of the UK our in person diaries are fully booked until August.
Thank you to everyone who has helped us continue! Six months ago, we wouldn’t have believed you if you told us that we would be in this position. We are sorry that we can’t accommodate all bookings between now and the end of July but hope to see you from August onwards.
While ZooLab is still unable to physically visit Scotland, NI and parts of Wales, we have worked hard to ensure that our digital sessions and resources meet your learning goals to ensure your group doesn't miss out.
Our digital sessions have allowed us to go international with workshops taking place in both China and The USA. We look forward to exploring this market further in coming months.
WELCOME BACK LOTTIE
In June, we welcomed back Lottie McPhillips who is working in Slough and surrounding areas!
Experience: Lottie has a BSc and MSc in Animal Behaviour and Conservation and previously worked in zoos. She also has experience working as a SEN teaching assistant in a primary school.
Interesting Fact: Lottie volunteers for the Advancing Husbandry groups on Facebook in her spare time, helping people improve their reptile keeping, creating helpful graphics and answering questions while researching the newest, best ways to care for animals.
'Naturetown' is a rhyming adventure, following eco-warriors in a crusade to help their local wildlife - investigating issues of pollution, deforestation and litter. We look at how we can protect and care for our animal friends.
NEW: CREEPY CRAWLY QUIZ
Let’s get quizzical! Do you know a tree frog from a tarantula? How many legs does a millipede have? Meet our animal and put your knowledge to the test during our fun creature themed quiz.
COMING SOON: OUR SENSES
Coming September 2021! Join Henry as he explores how animals use their senses within their habitats. Our story looks at human's five senses to link to how animals perceive and adapt to their surroundings.
COMING SOON: STEM WORKSHOP
Suitable for KS2, ZooLab's new STEM workshop studies how animal adaptations work; hitting outcomes in 'States of matter', 'Forces', 'Properties and materials'. Our resources provide opportunities for post workshop learning that cover these areas of the curriculum and more.
That Nursery Life, 'Zoolab UK Review: Remote Animal Encounters' Hartlepool Mail, '10 retro Hartlepool photos from the day the creepy crawlies and slithery snakes came to see you!'
Below are a selection of locations that we are visiting in July, please check with each venue for times and ticket information.
23rd July - Standon Calling
24th - 25th July - IWM Duxford
26th July - Chadderton Library
26th July - Central Library, Manchester
26th July - Walsall Library
27th July - Ilkley Library [ONLINE]
28th July - Abraham Moss Library
28th July- Kirklees Libraries [ONLINE]
28th July- Thirsk Community Library
29th July - Willenhall Library
30th July - Ferndown Library [SOLD OUT]
30th July - Gerrards Cross Library
30th July - Moss Side Powerhouse Library
30th July - Newby and Scalby Library
30th July - Shoreditch Library
30th July - Wimborne Library